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TEACHING ARTISTS

 

Michael Kevin Baldwin (Actor/Director/Teacher/Playwright) 

Michael has performed Off-Broadway, at The Metropolitan Opera, at The Kennedy Center, in national tours, and regionally across the country.  He teaches Drama at The Brearley School in Manhattan where he has directed such acclaimed productions as Les Miserables, Fiddler on the Roof, Into the Woods, Death of a Salesman, Our Town and more. Michael co-created and directed the play #BraveSpace, which premiered at New York University’s Forum on Ethnodrama.  He previously taught Drama at Hunter College High School, Acting at Manitou Performing Arts Camp, TADA NYC, The Sharon Playhouse, and The Falls Village Children’s Theater.   Michael serves on the Board of Directors of The Sharon Playhouse and is the Chair of the Education Committee. He holds a MA in Education from The City College of New York and a BA in Theater and Sociology from Skidmore College.

 

Julianna Babb (Actor/Teacher/Choreographer)

Julianna Babb is thrilled to be working with young artists at the Sharon Playhouse after directing and choreographing last summer's Beauty and the Beast, Jr. An educational director and choreographer, her credits include the Ogunquit Playhouse, the Palace Theatre, St. Joseph's University, University of the Arts, and Cheltenham High School. She is the Director of Education at Music Theatre Philly and has been a Teaching Artist for the Ogunquit Playhouse, Walnut Street Theatre, Palace Theatre, and Arden Theatre. Julianna has also been seen regionally as a performer, including in Sharon Playhouse's Crazy for You. She has a BFA in Theatre Arts from University of the Arts.

Amber Cameron (Actor/Teacher/Choreographer)

Amber has been a professional dancer since moving to NYC from Seattle, WA in 2001 and has been fortunate to have toured nationally with CATS, Crazy For You, and Funny Girl.She has also performed for 7 years as a Rockette in the Radio City Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall and many other cities across the U.S. Amber has a BA from the University of Washington, is an ABT® Certified Teacher, and trains at Steps on Broadway and Broadway Dance Center.  Since moving to Northwest CT in 2009, she has performed in theaters across Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New York.  Amber has taught Ballet, Tap, Jazz and Musical Theater to dancers of all ages as well as choreographing productions for Housatonic Regional Valley High School, The Hotchkiss School, and The Taft School. 

 

Sarah Cuoco (Actor/Teacher/Choreographer)

Sarah has been a dance teacher and choreographer for the past 16 years, with a focus on Ballet and Jazz. Growing up the “ballet teacher’s daughter”, Sarah has spent her whole life observing and learning this art. Her training began with Gail Gerber of Les Grands Ballets Des Canadiens, and the Nutmeg School of Ballet.  Sarah has taught at The Ballet School (Lakeville, CT), The Studio (Amenia, NY), and was a sub for Lara Luzim at PMT (New York, NY). While living in New York City, Sarah continued her training at Broadway Dance Center and PMT. Sarah is a certified bodyART instructor and holds a teacher certificate from the National Dance Institute founded by Jacques D’Amboise.

49 Amenia Road, Sharon, CT, 06069
Administration: 860-364-7469
Sharon Playhouse is a 501(c)3 corporation.
Alan M-L Wager, Artistic Director
Robert Levinstein, Managing Director